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New Rules, Familiar Sites
Monday, 25 Feb, 2019 – 14:53 | One Comment
New Rules, Familiar Sites

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The Cup Series and its new rules took to the 1.5-mile oval at Atlanta on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Barry Cantrell)

The Day After … Atlanta:We kinda know how drivers feel about the new rules package that debuted over the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. And we definitely know how television […]

Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
Monday, 25 Feb, 2019 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue
Keselowski Overcomes A Ton; Passes Donohue

Brad Keselowski was one sick driver over the weekend in Atlanta. But after winning the Cup Series race there, he made sure he took in plenty of fluids. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Neither flu-like symptoms, an overheating engine, or a hard charging Martin Truex Jr. could keep […]

Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
Sunday, 24 Feb, 2019 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s
Spoiler Alert: New Look Cup Answers Few Q’s

The NASCAR Cup Series’ new rules produced different reactions among those driving the new cars with bigger spoilers and less horsepower. (RacinToday/HHP photo Harold Hinson)

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – “It’s just different.”

When asked twice, those were the only words fifth-place finisher Clint Bowyer could muster at the conclusion of today’s NASCAR stop […]

Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern
Saturday, 23 Feb, 2019 – 20:42 | Comments Off on Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern
Engine Guru: New Rules Are A Concern

Doug Yates says new spacer engines could be a problem. (File photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.co

HAMPTON, Ga. – Engine rules for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will challenge the durability of the power plants and could affect events known as fuel mileage races, says Doug […]

Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope
Saturday, 23 Feb, 2019 – 14:35 | Comments Off on Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope
Cars Have Hit New Low And Crews Must Cope

With ride-height rules abolished, new problems have popped up for the guys in the pits. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – With no ride-height rule this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the sides of the cars almost scrape the ground and Hendrick Motorsports pit crew coach […]

NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown
Friday, 22 Feb, 2019 – 20:00 | Comments Off on NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown
NASCAR Cup Teams Venturing Into The Unknown

Cup teams are trying to figure out NASCAR’s new rules this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Normally, NASCAR drivers agree on very little, but this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway they concur that with the new Cup rules package they are venturing into […]

Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume
Friday, 22 Feb, 2019 – 18:29 | Comments Off on Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume
Notes: Jimmie Johnson Is Padding Out His Resume

Jimmie Johnson has some marathon plans for this coming spring. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

HAMPTON, Ga. – Training for a marathon and providing color commentary for a televised Xfinity Series race are just two events seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is focusing on when he’s not concentrating on his […]

J.D. Was On A Lot Of Minds At End Of The 500
Monday, 18 Feb, 2019 – 8:16 | Comments Off on J.D. Was On A Lot Of Minds At End Of The 500
J.D. Was On A Lot Of Minds At End Of The 500

Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing celebrates his victory in Sunday’s Daytona 500. The win was an emotional one for several reasons. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Andrew Coppley)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Joe Gibbs Racing co-founder and former president J.D. Gibbs always believed in Denny Hamlin’s driving talent. On Sunday in the […]

NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons
Sunday, 17 Feb, 2019 – 15:25 | Comments Off on NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons
NASCAR Loses A Pair Of Icons

Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

The 500 Fires The Engines For 2019 Season
Sunday, 17 Feb, 2019 – 9:40 | Comments Off on The 500 Fires The Engines For 2019 Season
The 500 Fires The Engines For 2019 Season

The 2019 NASCAR Cup Series begins on Sunday in Daytona. Once again, the series has undergone a number of changes and begins with a number of questions. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season launches on Sunday. Well, kind of. Yes, the Daytona 500 is […]